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Dawn in Pemberton

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Dawn in Pemberton


Dawn in Pemberton

It’s dawn, down here in Pemberton
The sky be thick with clouds
There is no sign of life round here
So far from frantic crowds
And all the hustle, bustle
  And the awful city din
This forest in the morning
Only silence does it bring.

Cicadas! do they ever stop?
They serenade the air
Non stop, though birds be silent
Can’t hear them anywhere
Refreshing misty rain floats down
Caressing my cool skin
As morning peace seeps into me
And thrills me deep within.

Those Jarrah trees, that all around
Stand tall like soldier men
They echo with the first bird’s call
And the music starts again
To herald in the brand new day
 Bringing in a summers morn
In the lovely tree filled forest land
Of this place called Pemberton. 

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  1. Date: 12/13/2013 1:26:00 AM
    Hello Peter! This is something I would love to remember when I witness the break of dawn in my little place..thanks for appreciating my poetry..I usually come late with my reply, but sure appreciate anyone's visit to my page..hoping to read more of your work...have a lovely Christmas ~~ Wendy

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/16/2013 4:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Wendy for your very kind comments, they are very much appreciated...Peter
  1. Date: 12/12/2013 5:47:00 PM
    Hi Peter, It is many years since I have seen the dawn. Your piece brings back the images of the beginning of day, takes my mind back to a more care-free time. Indeed you have a golden pen my friend, your images come through so crisp and clear. Each picture flows into the next flowing gently along and you gave this reader a good feeling inside. Peter, this is one of those poems you read and think isn't it great to be alive. You bring on the glory of dawn my friend.. Your Friend always....MIKE.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/12/2013 11:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Michael, these comments you send me make it so worth writing. I very much appreciate this...Peter
  1. Date: 12/11/2013 1:00:00 AM
    Beautiful!

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/11/2013 4:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Bindu....peter
  1. Date: 12/10/2013 3:30:00 PM
    Nice picture painted so well. Great write...again. Peter I admire the way you paint every poem like a picture, flowing smoothly that it draws you in.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 12/11/2013 4:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Vincent, it is so nice of you to make such nice comments about my simple verse....peter